Nsikak Eduok Biography, Age, Career and Death

Nsikak Eduok biography

Air Marshal Nsikak-Abasi Essien Eduok was a Nigerian Air Force Marshal. He was the 12th Chief of the Air Staff in the Nigerian Air Force. Nsikak Eduok was born on July 11, 1947 in Ibesikpo Asutan, Akwa Ibom State.

Nsikak Eduok Profile


Nsikak Eduok

Real Name

Air Marshal Nsikak-Abasi Essien Eduok

Date of Birth

July 11, 1947


73 years (2020)

State of Origin

Ibesikpo Asutan, Akwa Ibom


Air Force Marshal

Known for

12th Chief of Air Staff


Nkese Nsikak Eduok


6th January 2021

Cause of Death

Kidney failure

Net Worth


Educational Background

Nsikak Eduok had his basic education in Akwa Ibom State where he was raised.


Upon graduation from school, Nsikak Eduok worked as a studio manager for VON.

In 1968, he enrolled as a probable pilot in the Nigerian Air Force. He went for his first military exercise at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) before going for his principal flying training in 1970.

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He graduated top of his class from the Basic Flying training course in 1971. He was assigned the rank of second lieutenant.

Nsikak Eduok attended series of flying courses including Advanced and Tactical Flying training course, Aircraft Accident Investigation course,MiG-21 Conversion Course in the Soviet Union, Advanced Staff Course in United Kingdom.

He was the first Operations Officer of the Makurdi Strike Group between 1975 v and 1976. He was the Commanding Officer of the NAF Station, Enugu and the first Commander of the 75th Fighter Squadron.

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In 1992, he graduated from USAF Air War College in Alabama.

In 1996, he was appointed the Chief of Air Staff by Late General Sani Abacha. He handed over to Air Marshal Air Marshal Isaac Alfa in May 1999

Awards and Recognitions

Nsikak Eduok was awarded

  • National, Defence, Independence and Republic Medals
  • Distinguished Service Star and the Meritorious Service Star Medals

Personal life

Nsikak Eduok career, wife and death

Nsikak Eduok was married to late Deconess Nkese Nsikak Eduok with three children


Nsikak Eduok died of kidney failure on 6th January 2021 at the age of 73

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